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  Order of precedence - LegalOwl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus - Regalis
In the mid-thirteenth century, the Order of Saint Lazarus was formally recognised as a military and hospitaller order by a Papal Bull which confirmed to it the religious rule of Saint Augustine.
The Order he founded, which at first was little more than a noble confraternity, does not seem to have had a particularly active existence after his election as Pope, nor to have survived his death, as a cardinal of the Church, in January 1451.
A closer analogy may be made to the Order of Saint Stephen of Tuscany, a dynastic institution likewise enlisted in the naval wars of the Mediterranean, and viewed by the Papacy in the same light as the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus.
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 Order of precedence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An order of precedence is a sequential hierarchy of nominal importance of people; it is used by many organizations and governments.
One's position in an order of precedence is not necessarily an indication of functional importance, but rather an indication of ceremonial or historical relevance; for instance, it may dictate where dignitaries are seated at formal dinners.
Additionally, it may serve as the order of succession to determine who replaces the head of state in the event they are removed from office or incapacitated, although the two terms are not interchangeable in most cases.
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 Order of Precedency in England
regard to the order of precedency, it may be observed in general, that persons of every degree of honour or dignity take place according to the seniority of their creation, and not of years, unless they are descended of the blood-royal; in which case they have place of all others of the same degree.
With regard to the precedency among women, we may observe, that women, before marriage, have precedency by their father; with this difference between them and the male children, that the same precedency is due to all the daughters that belongs to the eldest.
If a woman has precedency by creation or birth, she retains the same, though she marries an inferior; but if a woman nobly born marry any nobleman, as a baron, she shall take place according to the degree of the husband only, though she be a duke's daughter.
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 Tower & of the Sword
The Order was "renewed" in 1808, in the reign of Queen Mary I, by the Prince Regent D. João ­ the future King John VI, by royal decree given at Rio de Janeiro, in commemoration of the safe arrival of the Royal Family Brazil, after the invasion of Portugal by Napoleon's troops.
The Order, as an Order of Merit, was conferred to reward heroic deeds in the battlefields, acts of self-sacrifice and of civic courage or outstanding service to humanity, to the Country and the Republic.
The Ancient Military Orders, in which is included the Order of the Tower and of the Sword, have a Chancellor and a Council of eight members, appointed by the President of the Republic to assist him as Grand­Master in all matters concerning the administration of the Order.
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 Vermont Protection Order Amendment to Include Animals
Orders against stalking or sexual assault shall be served at the earliest possible time and shall take precedence over other summonses and orders, with the exception of abuse prevention orders issued pursuant to chapter 21 of Title 15.
Orders shall be served in a manner calculated to ensure the safety of the plaintiff.
Orders shall be served in a manner calculated to insure the safety of the plaintiff.
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 Wikipedia search result
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is, in practice, the political leader of the United Kingdom.
The title "Prime Minister", however, is not altogether a matter of convention, as in 1905 it was in a sense given official recognition when the "Prime Minister" was named in the order of precedence, outranked, among non-royals, only by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and by the Lord Chancellor.
Previous precedent, until the early twentieth century, dictated that a prime minister wait until actually defeated on their legislative programme in a vote on the Speech from the Throne before resigning.
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 Order of Precedence in England and Wales
Precedence existed in pre-Conquest times: an Anglo-Saxon document states that "in the laws of the English, people and law went by ranks." The Conquest presumably resulted in the introduction of precedence as it was practiced at the court of Normandy, just as titles and offices were imported by the victors.
For instance, the duke of Edinburgh was always ranked as a duke of the United Kingdom created in 1948, and thus ranked 32 on the roll of 1998, while in the general order of precedence he immediately follows the Queen and precedes his son.
Duchess of the United Kingdom and the Duchess of Abercorn
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland united to form the Kingdom of Great Britain under the Act of Union 1707 the offices of the Chancellor of England and the Lord Chancellor of Scotland were combined to form a single Lord Chancellor was appointed for the new state.
The Lord Chancellor's position in the modern order of precedence is an extremely high one; generally, he is outranked only by the Royal Family and high ecclesiastics.
The precedence of Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal is much lower (see United Kingdom order of precedence).
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By the end of the century the Order exchanged Ambassadors or Ministers with the Holy Roman Emperor, the Kings of France, Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and Sardinia, and the Emperor of Russia, the Republic of Venice, the United Provinces of the Netherlands, and the Elector of Bavaria.
The Order also sent a delegation to the Congress of Vienna in 1814, and on 1 August 1815 Commander Miarai was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary to the European sovereigns participating, and was himself included in the preliminary conference.
The Statutes of the Order are the modern equivalent of the ancient Rule confirmed by Pope Paschal II in 1113, but the authority of the Holy See did not affect or impinge upon the validity of the Order’s rule of either Rhodes (from 1310 to 1523) or Malta (from 1530-1798).
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 United Kingdom order of precedence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Order of precedence in the United Kingdom is different for each of the home nations.
Precedence was a matter of great weight at least up until the Second World War, but it is a much less significant aspect of British life nowadays.
The three highest orders of Chivalry in England and Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, are the Orders of the Garter, the Thistle, and St Patrick, respectively.
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 Women Knights
In Italy, the Order of the glorious Saint Mary, founded by Loderigo d'Andalo, a nobleman of Bologna in 1233, and approved by pope Alexander IV in 1261, was the first religious order of knighthood to grant the rank of militissa to women.
In the case of the Order of Saint-John (later Malta), they were soeurs hospitalières, and they were the counterparts of the frères prêtres or priest brothers, a quite distinct class from the knights.
The first European woman to have been granted an order of knighthood was Queen Mary, when she was made a Knight Grand Commander of the same order, by special statute, in celebration of the Delhi Durbar of 1911.
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 Italian Medals
The kingdom of Italy had been formed in the mid 19th century out of various states, some of which had Orders and awards of their own.
Born from the union of two ancient and different Orders which, for particular reasons, only in the XVI Century were combined under the Mastery of the House of Savoy.
The Order of St. Maurice was established in 1434 by Amedeo VIII of Savoy (during his stay in the Ripaglia hermitage near Thonon) and so called after Maurice, the brave Captain of the Legio Tebea who was martyred in 286 a.d, altogether with his legionnaires for having refused to worship the Imperator Marco Aurelio.
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Visitors in the United Kingdom are not expected to produce their passports for police checks or other purposes, and thus may store their passports in hotels or residences.
United Kingdom and Gibraltar - Consular Information Sheet March 10, 1997 Country Description: The United Kingdom is a highly developed constitutional monarchy; Gibraltar is a British dependent territory.
Visitors in the United Kingdom are not expected to produce identity documents for police authorities and thus may secure their passports in hotel safes or residences.
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Debrett's: "Precedence of ladies is always derived from the father or husband, except in the case of a peeress in her own right.
But the rules of Precedence dictated that the Princess should be attended at her wedding by the highest-ranking unmarried lady in the land.
Notice that in the Table of Precedence the Princess of Wales, although she is only a consort, comes before the daughters of the monarch, who are "real" princesses by birth.
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The United Nations Treaty Collection confirms the appropriateness of this `constitutional interpretive' approach to the Charter of the United Nations with its statement that the charter may be traced `back to the Magna Carta (the Great Charter) of 1215,' a national constitutional document.
According to Article 108 of the Charter of the United Nations, amendments may be proposed by a vote of two-thirds of the United Nations General Assembly and may become effective upon ratification by a vote of two-thirds of the members of the United Nations, including all the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
The Constitution of the United States of America is a legitimate constitution, having been submitted directly to the people for ratification by their representatives elected and assembled solely for the purpose of passing on the terms of that document.
www.house.gov /paul/congrec/congrec2000/cr091800.htm   (2357 words)

 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Evolution of the Union Jack as the flag of the United Kingdom
The warrant for Jersey was unusual in that it could not be issued under the provisions of the Order in Council 9 July 1864 which abolished Squadron Colours, since the States of Jersey were not a Public Department, nor under the Colonial Naval Defence Act of 1865, since Jersey was not a colony.
War Order 2886 of 30 August 1919, incorporated into October Monthly Orders, directed that personal naval flags including the commanding officer's pennant could be retained.
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In contrast with most other countries the United Kingdom has no written constitution, nor is there any doctrine of the supremacy of the constitution over other legislation, nor any constitutional court, nor any doctrine of the separation of powers.
An arrest to enforce a court order in civil proceedings can only be made under a warrant issued by a court or by a power of arrest granted by the court in cases of domestic violence.
Britain is a signatory of the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol and continues to meet its obligations to refugees as a person who has a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religious, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.
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 ICL - United Kingdom - "Constitution"
An arrest to enforce a court order in civil proceedings can only be made under a warrant issued by a court or by a power of arrest granted by the court in cases of domestic violence.
Once the work is completed, the tenants decide on the future of their homes, such as a transfer to a housing association, formation of a tenants' co-operative, or a return to the local government authority.
If a landlord harasses or evicts a tenant in order to re-let at market rent, the courts may award damages to the tenant based on the profit made by the landlord.
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 United Kingdom (UK) Flag
The United Kingdom flag pictures the crosses of the Patron Saints of England, Scotland and Ireland on a blue field as follows:
The Meaning and History of the the Union Jack, or given its correct title the Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
A Flag of United Kingdom (UK), when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
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 SHAPE Information:
It’s hard to imagine that the order of the colourful national flags of NATO’s members moving harmoniously in the Belgian breeze could be the cause of lengthy, sometimes emotional debate.
In 1953, the SHAPE legal advisor observed “Grande Bretagne” was not the correct French expression for the United Kingdom.
Therefore he suggested the adoption of the order used by NATO Headquarters at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, where the English names were used, the host nation was not granted a special position, and there was no system of rotation.
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This order of precedence takes effect within each rank of the peerage; no marquess would ever precede a duke, for example, regardless of the peerages to which they belonged.
Debrett's: "Precedence of ladies is always derived from the father or husband, except in the case of a peeress in her own right.
Notice that in the Table of Precedence the Princess of Wales, although she is only a consort, comes before the daughters of the monarch, who are "real" princesses by birth.
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 Foreign Campaign and Service Medals
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United Nations.
In the case of the United States, such certification was issued in General Orders 31 (June 20, 1955); General Orders 33 (July 11, 1955); and General Orders 36 (July 13, 1955).
The order of precedence for wearing the United Nations Korean Medal is set by the national government of the recipients.
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 4. Miva Script Operators
Miva Script operators have a built-in precedence that determines which operator gets interpreted first if there are two or more operators in an expression.
Note: A minus sign can precede a literal number to make it negative (for example, -3.14), but otherwise must be used strictly as a binary operator: {-x} evaluates to the literal string '-x'; to express the negative of a value, use {-1*x} or {0-x}.
Each operator is assigned a precedence, and if there is a choice of which operator to evaluate first, the operator with higher precedence is evaluated.
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 JAG - The Peerage
The oldest and the most important is that for the order of men whose joint counsel the king valued and who were equal to the highest ranking feudal lords in the realm.
In contrast, new appointments to the Peerage of Ireland did not end similarly in 1801, when Ireland joined Great Britain in the United Kingdom and the Peerage of the United Kingdom was created, for it was agreed that the number of Irish peers could be maintained at 100 by new creations.
These, in order of precedence, are Dukes, Marquesses, Earls, Viscounts and Barons - but in Scotland the last rank is not Baron but Lord of Parliament (abbreviated to "Lord") because Baron in Scotland is still a feudal title, not a peerage title.
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 United Kingdom: ensigns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The seniority of the Ensigns was set in 1653 and was not altered by the Order in Council of 1864, as first Red, second White and third Blue.
The modern order of precedence is white ensign, blue ensign, red ensign.
The warrant or order in council is a legal document which exempts certain defined ships from this requirement and indicates the authorised defacement.
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 Is This The New World Order?
In addressing the United Nations General Assembly in 1990, the first President Bush declared, “It is in our hands to cap a historic movement toward a new world order and a long era of peace.
In 1980, the Group of Seven spearheaded the move to tear down economic borders between countries, thus beginning the financial and monetary integration which had led to a borderless world financially where almost $2 trillion moves around the world on a daily basis looking for the highest return and the quickest play.
In 1992, the United Nations began a series of mega-conferences that today are changing the values of society, property rights, where a person can live, what he can be and do and even believe.
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